Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a procedure in which electric currents are passed through the brain. It can provide rapid, significant improvements in severe symptoms of mental health conditions such as schizophrenia and catatonia, as well as long-term depression that doesn’t improve with...
Ontario Shores offers a Brain Stimulation Clinic that comprises of two services - Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) that we currently offer and a new treatment option, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (r TMS).
If you meet Percy D’Souza today you will find it hard to imagine that he struggled with severe, treatment-resistant, psychotic depression. Percy comes across as high energy, engaging and positive. And yet, just over a year ago, Percy was, as he puts it, ‘a living corpse’. “I had given up on life,”...
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Amer Burhan to the role of Physician-in-Chief. Dr. Burhan joins Ontario Shores from St. Joseph’s Health Care-London where he holds the roles of Clinical Lead for Therapeutic Brain...